Actor Iwai Kumesaburô III as Komachi in a Dance Performance (Shosa no uchi, Komachi)

「所作ノ内」 「小町 岩井粂三郎」(三代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1862 (Bunkyû 2), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25.2 cm (14 3/4 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.790

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (shosa, finale): Rokkasen Sugata no Irozashi
Play (main feature): Koi Musubu Uchiwa no Datehimo
Theater: Ichimura
六歌仙容彩(ろっかせんすがたのいろざし) 常磐津、清元、長唄
恋取組団伊達紐(こいむすぶうちわのだてひも)
市村、大切
 1862、文久02

Signed

Kiô Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche
喜翁豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Dog 1 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take
改印:戌正改
彫師:彫竹

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock